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Introduction to Digital Photography

Introduction to Digital Photography

 

2022’s Fall Semester offered Face-to-Face!

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Get the right start for your digital photography.

Taught on DSLR cameras, not phones.

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Photo-71: Introduction to Digital Photography

This class will really set you up for the rest of your photo career to properly manage a DSLR manually and process images to get the most out of your captures. It is step-wise, building on fundamentals to take you beyond the limits of phone photography.

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Chair Michael Mejia has taught this class during the day, at night, at Laney and high schools and has shaped the class since 2015. He has personally developed camera and computer support in the department to make the class an exciting, successful and foundational part of our photo pathway.

FACE-TO-FACE VERSION

Course Number: PHOTO 71
Units: 3.

Tuesday morning 9AM-12:45PM        Lec (43892) Lab (43893)

Thursday evening 6PM-9:45PM         Lec (41427) Lab (41428)

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
Description: Introduction to digital photography: Theory and practical application, camera operation, image adjustment and file management, use of standard industry editing software. This is a prerequisite for all subsequent advanced Photo classes: Photo 74/75/76, Photo 30: Art & Design and Photo 20/21: Photojournalism.

Instructor: Michael Mejia, mmejia@peralt.edu. 510 541 7880

Photo-71: Introduction to Digital Photography.  ONLINE

Mr. Freeman is a talented professional who has brought this class to High School students and online to adults with much success. His experience with the more advanced lighting and video courses informs our digital curriculum and sets you up for success in your next classes.

ONLINE VERSION

Course Number: PHOTO 71
Units: 3.

Lec  ( 41243) Lab (41244)

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
Description: Introduction to digital photography: Theory and practical application, camera operation, image adjustment and file management, use of standard industry editing software. This is a prerequisite for all subsequent advanced Photo classes: Photo 74/75/76, Photo 30: Art & Design and Photo 20/21: Photojournalism.

Instructor: Mike Moya, mmoya@peralt.edu

Photo 72: Introduction to Digital Photography II

This class has been in demand for years. It takes you to a whole new level of photo performance. Instructor Joan Bobkoff was personally responsible for initiating and developing the digital program in the Photo department. She brings skill and insight int this curriculum and has a large following in our community.

Texture from light and surface

FACE-TO-FACE

Course Number: PHOTO 72
Units: 3.

Lec (43907) Lab (43908)    Prerequisite: Photo 71 or by instructor permission.

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC (pending)
Continuation of PHOTO 71: Intermediate use of digital camera components; reinforcing and elaborating on skills developed in introductory course; intermediate manipulation of images; focus on two current photo-editing programs for post-production.

Instructor: Joan Bobkoff, jrbobkoff@peralta.edu

 

Questions? Michael Mejia, Chair
Email: mmejia@peralta.edu
Cell: 510 541 7880